Training men for the atomic age

United States, 1957

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Episode number 6 of Series “Atoms for Peace”
The training program in nuclear physics for foreign scientists sponsored by the US Atomic Energy Commission. Shows activities at the University of Pennsylvania, Oak Ridge Institute of Nuclear Studies, International School of Nuclear Science and Engineering at La Grange, Illinois, and construction of a nuclear reactor at Shippingport, Pennsylvania.


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Hearst Metrotone

United States Information Agency






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Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Career education

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Nuclear reactors


Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Career education

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Science - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Nuclear physics

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Nuclear reactors

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science - Study and teaching

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Scientists

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Short films → Short films - United States




16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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